Elizabeth Rosalie Beran

Honored by:George and Jan Beran
Brick location:PAVER:29  map

Elizabeth Rosalie (Buresh) Beran was born November 24, 1903 in rural Riceville, Iowa. Following graduation from Riceville High School, she taught rural school from 1923-26. She married John Beran in September 1926 and moved to a farm home where they lived and farmed for 60 years. They have three children--George, John and Joanne--and ten grandchildren--Bruce, Anne and George S. Beran, children of George and Jan Beran; Mark, Beth and Gail Beran, children of John and Carolyn Beran; and Edith, Kenneth, Donna and Beverly Tonjes, children of Joanne and Edward Tonjes. By 1995 the family had increased to include eight great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth loves homemaking and did the ordinary with extra-ordinary care. She was a long-time Sunday School teacher in the Saratoga Presbyterian Church and has many friends. She and her husband have celebrated 69 years of happy life together.


Paver Inscription:

"Womn of our family:
Elizabeth Rosalie Beran
Avis Elizabeth Van Zomeren
Janice Ann Van Zomeren Beran
Ann Elizabeth Beran Stark
Teran Elizabeth Stark
Katherine Elizabeth Stark
Dolores Hall Beran
Jennifer Holtorf Beran
Abigail Elizabeth Beran"

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